Caring Heart, Open Arms, Childcare Ministry - Hobart IN Unlicensed Registered Ministry

3440 West 61st Avenue , Hobart IN 46342
(219) 942-0839
1 Review

About the Provider

Description: Caring Heart, Open Arms Childcare and Development Ministry’s purpose is to meet the developmental needs of children physically, cognitively, emotionally, socially, and spiritually. We embrace best practices in child development which states that children learn best through play and that play is children’s work. We believe that hands-on learning creates an environment that helps children to enjoy the learning process and sets the stage for life-long learning. We respect the fact that the parents or care givers are the child's first and most important teachers.

Additional Information: PTQ Level 3;

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: RM-99069-A
  • PTQ Level: 3
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Issue Date: Apr 01, 2021
  • Current License Expiration Date: Mar 31, 2023
  • District Office: Indiana Family and Social Services Administration - Bureau of Child Care
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-511-1144 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Type/Date Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
Registration
2021-07-15
All interior surfaces, equipment, materials, furnishings, and objects with which children will come in contact shall be well maintained, in a clean and sanitary condition, and of nontoxic durable construction 2021-07-24
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-4(1)
In the big room, the baseboards are not on the wall, making it unsanitizable.
CCDF Inspection
2019-10-18
All children in care are supervised by a caregiver. 2019-10-18
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-3.5-5.5(a)
All children in care are continually supervised by a caregiver (must be within sight and sound at all times).
CCDF Inspection
2019-10-18
Transportation 2019-10-18
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-3.5-11(b)
A provider shall do the following with respect to transporting children away from the facility where the provider operated a child care program: Obtain written permission from the child's parent or legal guardian to transport the child
CCDF Inspection
2019-10-18
Each child has age appropriate immunizations including Varicella and Pneumococcal vaccines. Documentation includes:-Attendance records of all children in attendance.-Immunization records for each child (includes month, day and year given for each immunization and childs birth date. or A medical exempt statement from a physician OR a religious belief exemption statement from the parent. 2019-10-18
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-3.5-11.1
Each child has age appropriate immunizations including Varicella and Pneumococcal vaccines. Documentation includes: Names of all children (including provider's) receiving care at the facility
CCDF Inspection
2019-10-18
2019-10-18
Type of correction needed: A provider shall: Provide to the parent or legal guardian of each child cared for by the provider a written copy of the discipline policy
Registration
2019-10-18
Cots and Cribs. Cots and cribs shall be constructed of sturdy, cleanable material and sanitized after each use; weekly sanitation of a cot or crib is acceptable if the cot or crib is used exclusively by the same child each day. Not more than one (1) child may occupy a crib or cot at any one (1) time. Linens and coverings shall be kept clean 2019-10-18
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-6(a)
Child's face covered in the 3's room at nap time.
Registration
2019-10-18
Application. Application for registration to operate a day care ministry shall be submitted annually to the SBH on forms provided for that purpose by that agency. As part of the application, the applicant shall submit a notarized criminal history affidavit form together with a statement verifying its exemption from federal income taxation under Section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code 2019-10-18
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-2(a)
13 year old child on site but facility only approved to take children up to 12 years of age.
Registration
2019-10-18
Direct child care providers, including volunteers, shall receive training in the following within thirty (30) days of starting employment or volunteer work: Universal precautions 2019-10-18
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-33.5(b)(4)
One caregiver missing evidence of up to date universal precautions
Registration
2019-10-18
The parent or guardian of a child shall, when the child is enrolled in a child care ministry, provide the child care ministry with proof that the child has received the required immunizations against the following: Whooping cough 2019-10-18
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-6-11(a)(2)
One child 13 years of age on site with no file
Registration
2019-10-18
The operator of a child care ministry registered under section 2 of this chapter shall provide a notice to the parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the child care ministry. The notice must be signed by the parent or guardian when the child is enrolled in the child care ministry and must be kept on file at the child care ministry until two (2) years after the last day the child attends the child care ministry. This notice must be maintained by the child care ministry and made available to the division upon request 2019-10-18
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-6-7
One child 13 years of age on site with no file
Registration
2019-10-10
All interior surfaces, equipment, materials, furnishings, and objects with which children will come in contact shall be well maintained, in a clean and sanitary condition, and of nontoxic durable construction 2019-10-10
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-4(1)
Chairs stacked in meeting room. Cabinet next to door in schoolage room tippable.
CCDF Inspection
2019-03-06
A provider shall provide for a safe environment by ensuring that no conditions exist in or on the grounds of the facility where a provider operates a child care program that would endanger the health, safety, or welfare of the children, including ensuring that the following items are placed in areas that are inaccessible to children in the providers care: Fire arms, ammunition and other weapons Location __________ Poisons, chemicals, bleach cleaning materials and Medications Location __________. 2019-03-20
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-3.5-11(a)
A provider shall provide for a safe environment by ensuring that no conditions exist in or on the grounds of the facility where a provider operates a child care program that would endanger the health, safety, or welfare of the children, including ensuring that the following items are placed in areas that are inaccessible to children in the providers care: Poisons, chemicals, and cleaning materials
CCDF Inspection
2019-03-06
Twelve (12) hours of continuing education approved by the division 2019-03-11
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-3.5-8(b)(4)
Unless the provider is a parent, stepparent, quardian, custodian, or other relative to each child in the care of the provider, the individual annually must recieve at least twelve (12) hours of continuing education approved by the division and related to the age appropriate education development, care, and safety of children.
CCDF Inspection
2019-03-06
Discipline 2019-03-13
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-3.5-7(b)
A provider shall: Maintain a written child discipline policy
CCDF Inspection
2019-03-06
2019-03-07
Type of correction needed: A provider that cares for more than sixteen (16) children at a facility where the provider operates a child care program shall maintain a ratio of children to caregivers in the same proportions as specified in the child to staff ratio requirements.

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Reviews

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Julie Ward Dec 04, 2018
I have used this provider for less than 6 months

My son has been attending Caring Heart child care for almost 3 months and I am thrilled. The teachers and care givers all have beautiful hearts and a sincere love of children. I have no doubt that my son is in safe and loving arms.

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